These small rough bumps are caused by the Human Papillomavirus. They can be treated by a wide range of methods such as laser therapy, curettage and topical medications.

Molluscum contagiosoum is a viral skin infection and is most commonly observed in children. It is contagious and treatment options include topical medication, liquid nitrogen and curettage. With this method, the doctor uses a curette (a rounded metal object with a sharp edge) to scrape out the molluscum contagiosum after applying a numbing agent to the skin.